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  • Duke-UNC TTS Offering Virtual Training Nov. 30 – Dec. 8

    Are you ready to help people quit tobacco use and live healthier lives? Register NOW for virtual, skills-based tobacco treatment specialist training. November 30 – December 8, 2020. 27.75 CME hours available. Visit dukeunctts.com to learn more or register by November 22. Sign up soon to reserve your spot!  

  • Tobacco Treatment Program Publishes JAMA Feature Editorial

    The Tobacco Treatment Program published a feature Editorial in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association on October 13, 2020. The Editorial is on intensive smoking cessation counseling in cancer survivors, accompanying the first randomized controlled trial published on the 13th as well, showing dramatic improvements in cessation among cancer survivors when such a … Continued

  • NCI grant to help more cancer patients become tobacco-free

    The National Cancer Institute has awarded University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers a $500,000, two-year grant to dramatically expand tobacco cessation treatment services for patients at the NC Cancer Hospital. Starting January of 2018, program leaders at UNC’s Tobacco Treatment Program (formerly the Nicotine Dependence Program) have been utilizing the grant to … Continued